My Top 10 Organization Blogs to Follow

Hey, all you working teacher moms.  Question for ya'.  How the heck do you do it all?

Put in a lot of time at school, the house becomes neglected.  Put in extra time for cleaning and laundry, your lesson preparation suffers.

Even you dedicated teachers without kids can relate.  Despite the common misconception that we get all holidays and summers off, we teachers understand full well our job does not end when the kiddos leave.

The struggle is real.

Since becoming a mom this past May, my world has turned a little wonky.  I don't always have time to organize my classroom or home to my usual standards.

I have desperately been trying to coach myself using the whole "you can do anything, but you can't do everything" mentality.  To help, I've been relying on some key "experts" to keep myself in check.

Whether you are looking to organize your classroom or personal life, these guys will definitely help you get er' done! Continue reading for my top 10 organization blogs to follow.

Home Organization:
1. Oh. my. gosh.  Jenn from Clean and Scentsible is FABULOUS.  I began taking her timeless Household Organization Diet: 31 Day Detox.  She breaks down unmanageable decluttering tasks into small, 31 day steps to help get you through.  Genius.  Lifesaver.

2. Honey We're Home (HWH) is a go-to spot.  I spend 90% of my weekend mornings drooling over Megan's organization posts.  I especially like her paper organization advice.

3. A Bowl Full of Lemons hosts one of my favorite monthly link parties, One Project at a Time, where bloggers link up with their gorgeous organized spaces.  I love searching through the link up to snag ideas for organizing different spaces.  The best part, you do not need to be an organization blogger to join.

4. I'm an Organizing Junkie I love Laura's realistic approach to organization.  She provides you with practical organization solutions to help save time and money.

5. Organizing Made Fun - Becky is a girl after my own heart.  She offers advice on organizing, DIY, and natural living.  My three favs.  I love this post on how to have a fake immaculate home.  She provides a simple approach to cleaning in just 15-20 minutes a day.  We can all muster up just 15 minutes, right?

Classroom Organization:
1. Ladybug's Teacher Files - I am using Kristen's Instant Checklists for my classroom this year.  Go check them out.  They are universal and easy-to-use.  Her directions are even super organized with step-by-step instructions for assembly.  A real time saver product.

2. Clutter-Free Classroom is the go-to hub for teachers looking to better organize and simplify their teacher life.  Enough said.

3. The Brown Bag Teacher - All my organization addicts need to head on over to this post immediately and check out Catherine's classroom organization systems.  When you are done, browse through her classroom tour here.  There are little links all throughout the post which break down her centers/storage systems.

4. Kinder-Craze - Maria has a gorgeous classroom.  Better yet, she has a slew of organization posts to read.  Check out this post and this post about organizing your classroom library.  You will not be disappointed.

5. Core Inspiration - Finally, my absolute favorite classroom on Earth can be seen here.  Laura is just amazing.  I'll save you some time and provide you with this link to all of her organization posts.  However, while you're there, definitely spend some time searching through the rest of her posts. SWOON.

Well, that's my list, which is a lot of information to soak in, I realize.

Breathe.  Take some time to absorb all the organized goodness.  Also, please remember, this post is meant to help you, not make you feel worse about your clutter!

Go through each blog one at a time, and pull little tips from each gal.  You've got this.

Who are some of your go-to organization gurus?  I'd love to add to my list.  Leave your comments below.


  1. wow, love it, thanks for the list :) usually I use simple calendar to control all these home tasks but I'll start using combination of Kanban tool ( and your authors' home organization tips, hope it works well together :)

  2. I am glad you found it helpful! I am going to look into the Kanban tool you mentioned! I am always looking for ways to help simplify lessons even more.

  3. *Whoops, I meant simplify my organization.

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